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on the field tonight when the baltimore ravens host the cleveland browns. jason carroll is here. the league had to move quickly. >> a lot of relief there. >> this was spiraling out of control. >> absolutely. we all remember what happened during that monday night game. 70,000 calls to the nfl because of that one particular play. there was definitely a lot of incentive to get back to the table and get this thing fixed. both sides working late into the night to make sure they could get a deal that both sides could be happy with. reaction coming in early this morning. the nfl commissioner basically saying this agreement supports long-term reforms that will make officiating better, the teams, players and fans want and deserve both consistency and quality in officiating. also coming in to us, reaction coming in also from the referee association president saying we are glad to be getting back on the field for this week's game. it could not have come any sooner, especially with tonight's game with the browns versus the ravens. >> this is an eight-year deal, which sun precedented. who got the better end
night. the crew got a standing ovation from the crowd in baltimore before the ravens/browns game. football and therefore life as we know it nearly unraveled during prechaotic weeks with those replacement referees. roger goodell apologized to fans for the lockout but insisted the league and the referees were close to a deal even without that debacle last monday night. >> i believe we would have reached an agreement this week regardless of monday night or sunday night or the past weekend. everybody was to the point of getting this concluded. >> so how did the real guys do? cnn's nischelle turner is live in los angeles. what did unthink? any bad calls? >> reporter: well, it depends on who you're rooting for basically, john, you know, yes, the refs -- the real refs got a standing ovation last night and everyone was breathing a sigh of relief that they were back on the field but you know what, it did not take long for the boo birds to come out. it was about four minutes into the game in the first quarter when the refs made a holding call on the ravens, and you heard the boo birds so i
for a place for your life to happen. >>> how about them o's the baltimore orioles in the first place tie in the american league east, but they had to work overtime to get there. the birds beat seattle in an 18-inning game, and 18 innings and lasted five hours and 45 minutes and taylor teagarden was the winner. the o's tacked on another run to make the final 4-2 to make baltimore tied with the new york yankees who were rained out last night. and the toronto blue jays have suspended yunl escobar for a slur written in spanl over his eye black. he responded saying, hey, it was a joke and he did not mean it to be offensive. let's talk about this with "sports illustrated" baseball editor ted keith. good morning. so -- help us understand this. nobody really noticed this slur in escobar's eye black, but a fan did. and he posted it on twitter, and then it e became this big deal, right? >> yeah. it is not complete ly uncommon for the guys to write things on the eye black and what is interesting here is that we are getting a little bit of an insight on how the clubhouse culture works versus how com
see it be done in a few hours. here's baltimore. baltimore and washington a lot, very strong storms in washington. had a tornado warning there earlier. this line now moving over toward dover and georgetown into the eastern shore. and farther south. you heard don talk about it. charlotte, 7:30 nascar in town tonight. most likely we will certainly see delays with this race. this all has to pass through. so here is a look, big picture. boston, new york, washington. don, a one day affair. just a few more hours of this. this will all push to the east tomorrow. sunny, breezy, cool. even a taste of fall in new england. highs only in the low 70s. so a big change of air mass. but kind of a big power punch as it moves through. >> thank you. >>> if you want to know which states matter most in the presidential election, well just look at where the candidates are today. president barack obama spoke at two rallies in florida. he won that state in 2008. winning it this year could help him clinch another four years. the republican mitt romney is in virginia which no one thought of as a swing state
and here is the area, from bangor to boston, so new york city, philadelphia, baltimore and washington, all expecting some strong storms predominantly later tonight. fredricka, the bulk of this, the biggest access of the storms are still well west. this is just an area we've seen with the tornado warnings around metro new york ahead of this cold front and this warm, moist atmosphere, so it's a long way to go, a l of severe weather today we'll be reporting on. >> keep us posted on that all day long, thanks so much, alexandra. >> you're welcome. >>> all right, the presidential race is intensifying in two key battleground states in particular, virginia and florida. mitt romney is holding two events in virginia today and president obama is courting votes in the sunshine state. both candidates are fighting to win over undecided voters, and time to election day just 59 days now. we get started in florida where president obama kicked off a two-day bus tour there, this past hour he spoke at a college in st. petersburg near tampa. the president blasted romney's economic plan saying it's all about ta
that tornado yesterday. you're again under the gun. also, this stretch all the way to baltimore, the potomac river back through the ohio river and another slice of potentially severe weather here. main threats damaging wind and some hail. again, isolated threat of a tornado, but yesterday's was certainly remarkable. >> you're not kidding. thank you. >>> more people are buying up newerly built homes. that could be great news if you're looking to sell. [ female announcer ] born from the naturally sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. now from the maker of splenda sweeteners, discover nectresse. the only 100% natural, no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. the rich, sweet taste of sugar. nothing artificial. ♪ it's all that sweet ever needs to be. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. not in this economy. we also have zero free time, and my dad moving in. so we went to fidelity. we looked at our family's goals and some ways to help us get there. they helped me fix my economy, the one in my house. now they're managing my investments for me. and wit
found its way on to the football field where this man, baltimore ravens linebacker brendan iambadjo, is speaking out in favor of marriage equality. that caught the attention of a maryland state lawmaker who slammed the player for his views and asked the ravens to order him to be quiet. he responded on twitter saying, "football is just my job. it's not who i am. i am an american before anything. and just like every american, i have the right to speak!" and brendan is getting support from other nfl players including vikings' chris clue. he wrote a scathing public letter to the same maryland politician. half of it we can't tell you what it said on the air. saying among other things that the lawmaker is mind-bogglingly stupid. >>> meanwhile, mitt romney is staking his claim as a defender of the nation's armed forces. a role he says president obama is not fulfilling. speaking to an audience comprised of mostly military families in virginia, romney said he will be an advocate for our men and women in uniform. >> with liberty and justice for all. with liberty. i will not forget that for us
beat a receiver up all the way down the field. i watched philadelphia and baltimore. and it looked like an episode of oz out in the yard of a prison. >> reporter: former nfl referee jerry austin now a rules analyst for espn's "monday night football" says the labor dispute has to be solved to get the focus back to where it should be. >> what is everybody talking about? >> here's the nfl's leverage. the tv ratings are stratospheric. today the nfl said its telecasts ranked one and two in viewership among all tv programs last week. that nfl games topped the ratings in all 30 local markets. that's the first time that's ever happened. the cbs game between the houston texans and the denver broncos, joe, i'm going to throw this out. guess what the number was? >> i'm scared. >> 24 million viewers. >> that's ridiculous. >> it's riridiculous. people are watching. it may be the train wreck effect. watch for the referees debacles. but they're watching. >> for sure. the interesting thing too is we're starting to see perhaps the ping lumbar swinging back now. the coaches taking heat for the replacemen
midwest. by sunday, it makes its way to the midwest including baltimore and washington. >> thank you very much. >> it is 10 minutes after the hour. while you were sleeping, these people, say what you want about them. they were waiting up all night outdoors. it's still dark. people were lining the street. why are they there? the iphone 5 goes on sale later this morning. it's a good reason to sleep on the street, apparently. we'll have more on this, coming up. ♪ well, he's not very handso ♪ to look at [ sighs ] ♪ oh, he's shaggy ♪ and he eats like a hog [ male announcer ] the volkswagen jetta. available with advanced keyless technology. control everything from your pocket, purse, or wherever. that's the power of german engineering. ♪ that dirty, old egg-suckin' dog ♪ if i grow this out a little bit, i look too much like an english country gent... naaah. a little this way and i feel like i'm from outer space. this and i feel like a viking... [ roars ] not my style, man. [ male announcer ] master your style... even trimming, a close shave, and accurate edging... with the gillette
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-0 lead and held on to beat the broncos 27-21. >>> to baseball now. baltimore's nate mclouth gets the game against seattle off to a bang with a lead-off home run. wow! the rest of the orioles joined the slugfest with adam jones scoring four times, and three homers in two games. the o's win. >>> and toronto blue jays' shortstop yunel escobar with meet with reporters this afternoon to talk about a homophobic slur. the message written in spanish was depicted in eye black he wore in saturday's game against boston. at this point, we don't know the reason behind the offensive remark, but the blue jays' organization is distancing itself from it and, of course, we'll bring you escobar's remarks when he makes them later this afternoon. that's a look at sports this morning. >>> the next hour of "cnn newsroom" begins right now. >>> stories we're watching right now in the newsroom, mitt romney's on the defensive this morning. he's trying to set the record straight and clear up some comments he made while secretly being recorded. >>> plus this. >> it isn't working. it's not working. >> the hole's only
. >>> a tiny ren waw painting worth a small fortune, but the story of how it was stolen from a baltimore art museum 60 years ago, then bought for $7 at a flea market, the fbi is now on the case. still no idea who stole it or how it wound up in a flea market. and after all that is figured out, there's still yet another question. who owns it? the museum, the woman who bought it $7, or the insurance company? >>> now for another mystery, this one involving one of the most famous paintings in the world. we're talking about leonardo da vinci's mona lisa. a private swiss art foundation says she's not alone. there's another mona lisa out there. and they unveiled it on thursday. so let the debate begin. we brought in john mann, cnn international. his expertise and his piercing eye can help nail it down for us. >> you think that renoir was available? that's jump change to a mona lisa which wasn't the first mona lisa. what they're trying to convince the art world is that he didn't just paint the most famous painting of all time, the most famous woman, perhaps, of all time. he painted herb twice. he pai
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